Members of the Baylor University Presidential Search Committee met July 22 to discuss the progress of the current search for the university's 14th president. With the help of the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, and with the benefit of input provided during listening sessions with students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, the search committee has worked with Jerry Baker, principal of the national search firm of Baker and Associates of Atlanta, to develop the profile necessary for the next president of Baylor.
I was sorry to hear yesterday of the passing of Dr. Faber McMullen, a longtime Baylor supporter who, along with his wife Roxanna, made the McMullen-Connally Faculty Center possible just last year. I got to meet Dr. McMullen (BS ‘53, MD ‘56) at the Faculty Center’s dedication last year, and he was quite an interesting man. …
Baylor University alumnus Dr. Faber F. McMullen Jr. of Bellaire, Texas, passed away July 19. With his wife, Roxanna Connally McMullen, Dr. McMullen was an advocate for education as well as a lover of art, and he eagerly shared these passions with Baylor University.
Eighteen students were chosen recently to receive the initial endowment scholarships made possible through a $4 million gift from the estate of Baylor University benefactor Allene Hubler, who designated the money for Baylor's Ministry Guidance program.
A recent Baylor University music graduate from Copperas Cove has become the university's sixth recipient of a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship in 2009, bringing the total number of Baylor students who have received the honor to 20 since 2001.
Baylor University announced today a $500,000 gift from the DeBakey Medical Foundation, establishing the Michael E. DeBakey, Selma DeBakey and Lois DeBakey Endowed Scholarship Fund in Medical Humanities at Baylor University. The scholarship will allow recipients, who will be designated as DeBakey Scholars, to continue the legacy of a family that has revolutionized the field of medicine in many ways.
Baylor University's quality as a top choice for students has been recognized in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and more recently by The Fiske Guide to Colleges. Now, a national publication in the field of higher education has recognized Baylor University as a high quality employer. Baylor is cited in eight categories as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual survey, released today.